Ron Nwumeh

Ron Nwumeh

Undergraduate, Summer Scholar in Biology & Biomedical Research, uSTAR Summer Scholar, HHMI-EXROP Scholar (Cech Lab), UNCF-Merck Science Fellow; 2012-2016
• Medical Student, University of Pennsylvania

McClerklin*, Lee SG*, Harper CP, Nwumeh R, Jez JM, Kunkel BN (2018) Indole-3-acetylaldehyde dehydrogenase-dependent auxin synthesis contributes to virulence in Pseudomonas syringae strain DC3000.  PLoS Pathogens 14, e1006811

Stern JL, Paucek RD, Huang FW, Ghandi M, Nwumeh R, Costello JC, Cech TR (2017) Allele-specific DNA methylation and its interplay with repressive histone marks at promoter-mutant TERT genes.  Cell Rep 21, 3700-7

Lee SG, Nwumeh R, Jez JM (2016) Structure and mechanism of isopropylmalate dehydrogenase from Arabdiopsis thaliana: insights on leucine and aliphatic glucosinolate biosynthesis.  J Biol Chem 291, 13421-30 (*JBC Paper of the Week)